The Basics: Optimist Tackle Football

Ages: 8-12 years

Season: Early August through October

Games: Saturdays, 7 games, Optimist Youth Sports Complex; Hill Rd, Boise (may include some limited travel to Treasure Valley towns; may include additional championship game for 11 and 12 year old divsions).  All 12 year olds will play an 8th “Bowl” game the last day of the season.

Practices: In your neighborhood, 4 times/week (5 times in first 3 weeks)

Teams: Boise and surrounding towns

Cost: $185/season; jersey and helmet provided; other equipment available as package from area sporting goods stores